Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 3: Early African Societies and the Bantu Migrations

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Explain the connections between climate, agriculture, and the Nile River in the development of Egypt and Nubia.
  • Understand the historical development of Egypt from unification to the fall of the New Kingdom.
  • Outline the emergence of cities and stratified societies.
  • Identify significant aspects of Egyptian economic specialization and trade and the development of early writing.
  • Discuss the key features of Egyptian religious traditions.
  • Describe the dynamics of Bantu expansion and the early agricultural societies in sub-Saharan Africa.

Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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